Updated 8:48 am CST, Monday, March 4, 2019 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The founder of the Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City is supporting legislation that would move the attraction to Jefferson City. The current museum houses a collection from a steamboat Hawley helped excavate in 1987 from a field in Kansas. David Hawley testified before the Legislature last week that the current museum is too small. KCUR reports the issue comes as Hawley is planning the excavation of a new steamboat. Sen. Mike Bernskoetter and Rep. Dave Griffith, both Republicans from Jefferson City, are sponsoring the bill. They want to raise revenue for the museum by increasing the entrance fees that riverboat casinos licensees pay the state from $2 per person to $3 per person. The museum's lease in Kansas City expires in 2026. ___ Information from: KCUR-FM, http://www.kcur.org … [Read more...] about Kansas City steamboat museum might move to Jefferson City
Updated 10:22 am PST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard street sign, at 34th Street and The Paseo, in Kansas City, Mo. The City Council voted last month to rename a 10-mile stretch of The Paseo after the civil rights leader. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP) less In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard street sign, at 34th Street and The Paseo, in Kansas City, Mo. The City Council voted last ... more Photo: Tammy Ljungblad, AP Photo: Tammy Ljungblad, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 photo, DeAnthony Jackson installs the first new Dr. Martin … [Read more...] about Kansas City renames roadway for Martin Luther King Jr.
By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY, MO. — An adult male giraffe at the Kansas City Zoo died Wednesday after suffering “an acute spinal cord injury,” the Kansas City Star reported Friday. >> Read more trending news Hamisi, a 9-year-old male, apparently got his head stuck in an area of a barn where zookeepers can gain access to the animals, the newspaper reported. The giraffe apparently panicked, causing the fatal injury, zoo officials told the Star."The entire zoo is heartbroken and grieving this loss," a zoo spokesman told WDAF. KC Zoo giraffe dies after behind-the-scenes accident https://t.co/zExWZZlh36 pic.twitter.com/IhmCdeKHn2— KMBC (@kmbc) February 23, 2019 Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Reports: Atlanta rapper T.I.’s sister, Precious Harris, has died 2 Grandmother with a .45 pistol defends home from burglar 3 … [Read more...] about Giraffe dies in freak accident at Kansas City Zoo, officials say
By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY. MO. — A Kansas City man is accused of second-degree murder and armed criminal action after DNA evidence and fingerprints linked to a fatal shooting outside a convenience store, the The Kansas City Star reported. >> Read more trending news Timothy R. Fernandez, 42, was charged in the shooting death of 40-year-old Michael Bryan on Feb. 5, KCTV reported. According to a release from the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, Fernandez is not in custody, the television station reported.Surveillance video at the convenience store showed Bryan talking to a man, according to the release. When Bryan walked away, the suspect drew a gun and shot him in the back.The video also showed the suspect using a tissue to blow his nose and throw it to the ground. Police recovered the tissue for DNA testing, and two days later located a backpack and leather jacket near the site of … [Read more...] about DNA from facial tissue, fingerprints lead to murder charge in Kansas City
By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY, MO. — A U.S. Postal Service delivery truck exploded Wednesday night in a suburban Kansas City subdivision, WDAF reported. >> Read more trending news The truck, which burst into flames, then rolled backward down an icy street before stopping in the front yard of a resident, the television station reported.“It looked like one of those scenes out of ‘Back to the Future,' where you’ve just got the fire trails from the vehicle,” Brian Riley, whose video security camera caught the explosion, told WDAF. “But I definitely don’t think he got up to 88 miles per hour.” Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 What happens after long term keto diet 2 Kim Porter's cause of death revealed 3 4 victims ID'd in deadly NW Georgia shooting Riley said he heard some noise in his neighborhood but did … [Read more...] about Mail truck explodes, rolls backward down icy Kansas City street